Half time! (33-8)
It’s the break in Bordeaux! Ireland were surprised from the start but then put in a real display. The Romanians seem completely helpless, 33 to 8 for Ireland.
The 5th Irish try! (33-8, 41′)
Penalty played quickly by Gibson-Park who then pes to Aki. he gives it to Sexton who flattens it under the posts. Test transformed by the Irish captain himself.
Ireland not far from 5th!
Following a missed touch by Romania, the Irish go wide and find space. During the race, Lowe finally commits a forward move. Scrum introduction Romania.
Bonus try for Ireland! (26-8, 36′)
Fourth try for the Clover XV! Try from Aki who sailed through the Romanian defense before flattening. Test transformed by Sexton.
Romania at 14!
Yellow card for Simionescu after being in an offside position within five meters. The Irish push to score the 4th try.
Ireland in the opposing 22 meters (19-8, 29′)
Excellent penalty found by Sexton. The ball was finally lost following an Irish forward which allowed the Romanians to clear. There has been a little less rhythm for a few minutes.
The Superior Irish Pack
The Irish melee put the Romanian forwards to torture. They had all the difficulty in the world to free themselves.
The Irish are very close to another try!
What a player this Keerlow! He almost scored (already) a double after eliminating his opponent. He is caught at the last minute, scrum coming for Romania in their five meters following a forward from Earls.
Penaltouche for Romania
Throw-in found by the Romanians who can free themselves.
+ 3 points for Romania! (19-8, 21′)
The Romanians are recovering a little after this penalty kicked by Gabriel Rupanu almost in front of the posts. It is then the cool down break to allow the players to recover during this heat wave.
Essay ! (19-5, 17′)
The third Irish try already! Following a good play at the foot of Keenan, James Low recovers. The Irish continue the pes and score the try in the opposite corner, through Tadhg Beirne.
First scrum of the match
In the Irish half, introduction for the clover XV. The Romanians are penalized after a broken arm. Sexton finds a touch at the halfway line.
Irish try! (14-5, 13′)
The third try of the match after 12 minutes! after a series of picks and goes, Keenan found space and scored the second Irish try under the posts. Test transformed by Gibson-Park.
The Irish take control
After a big defense in their camp, they recovered the ball and now continue the phases of play in the opposing 22.
Big start to the match!
Started the match off to a flying start with two tries in six minutes. The Irish did not let themselves be destabilized by this very quick first try from the Romanians.
Ireland responds! (7-5, 5′)
First Irish try! no time to think about it for the men in green, who respond immediately. They find spaces in the Romanian defense, and Gibson-Park launched flattens. He is also responsible for the transformation that he achieves.
The Romanian test! (0-5, 3′)
Huge surprise at the start of the match! Romania scores the first try of the match through Rupanu! Untransformed test.
First touch lost by the Irish
The Romanians win the conquest and recover a first ball. Start of the match focused on kicking.
The match begins!
Ireland kick off through captain Jonathan Sexton. The ball is captured then returned to touch by the Romanians.
The hymns begin
In front of a Matmut Atlantique filled with Irish people in particular, the anthem of the XV du clover rings out. Then it’s the turn of the Romanian anthem.
Welcome to this live!
Hello everyone ! It’s a pleasure to see you again to follow Ireland as they begin their World Cup against Romania.
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